Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
of its spies in the u.s. must be released first. >> the united states government refuses with the cuban government to achieve a solution. >> when senator cardinal was asked about that on cbs. >> they're totally different cases. what cuba has to do is release alan gross. >> that doesn't mean they can't sit down and try and talk again and again and try until they reach something. >> what might break the stalemate is the end of the presidential campaign. mr. obama carried florida's cuban america vote. they want the white house to take it. >> the administration has been visited by us to make it clear that this needs to be a high priority. we got to get alan gross back. >> alan gross is 63 years old and his family says he has health problems. he is serving a 15 year prison sentence. >> thanks so much. those five cubans were arrested in the u.s. in 1998. the castro government admits they were spying, but refers to them as heros. >>> anti-apartheid icon nelson mandella has been admit today a hospital in south africa. mandella is undergoing
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
to do battle with their biggest rival, the u.s. military academy, army, which is located in new york. >> many of these guys will go out and serve. it's like brother against brother. >> reporter: this year's game will be played in philadelphia with but before that happens, they host their annual pep rally to pump up the team. they played more than stars and stripes. >> i can't wait to dominate army and have a final hoo-rah. >> it's exciting to go into the last army/navy game for our class. >> reporter: this will be the 113th meeting between the two teams. we continue an eyewitness news tradition for the pep rally, which explains this is a fire, this is fireworks, and this is fired up. [ cheering ] >> reporter: if you're keeping score, navy was won 56 of the games. army's won 49. they have tied 7. >> zeal we'll see what happens next. kai, thank you pup can see that great college football rivalry here on wjz. >>> coming up, a handyman kidnapped and forced to fix things. the bizarre case that put a california couple in jail and the motive behind.
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
but -- cleaning chemicals but there was no threat. >>> an investigation into the deadly attack on the u.s. embassy in libya concludes failures at the state department led to inadequate security. the report made public tonight makes 29 recommendations to improve embassy security, but found no cause for disciplinary action. the independent panel also determined terrorists were behind the attack, not protesters outside the building, as initially reported. >>> bound, blind folded and threatened to be killed. a network journalist is freed after a five-day ordeal in syria. he was captured after crossing into northwest syria from turkey. their escort was killed and he was load nood a container -- loaded into a container truck. during an ensuing fire fight engel and his crew escaped unharmed. no ransom demands were made. >>> police are still trying to determine the motive behind the connecticut school shooting. but detectives say the 20-year-old shooter may have been mentally ill and he may not have gotten the help he needed. now a call to improve the count's mental health treatment. we talk to a local ex
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
of congress and the second largest serving u.s. senator. he was 88 years old. >> back here in maryland a police shooting in baltimore county, a police officer opened fire, killing a man who had a knife. that's where derrick is tonight with the details. >> reporter: police say the officer was acting in self- defense when he confronted and shot a suspicious man he found back here behind this gas station. it all started with an officer on routine patrol as he passed the shell gas station at ed monton around 3:45 in the morning. he noticed a suspicious man behind the building. police say when the officer asked the man to come out from behind the building, the man pulled out a knife. >> the officer attempted to use a taser to stop the situation, but it was ineffective. the man refused repeated commands to drop the knife. >> reporter: police say fearing for his safety, the officer shot the man to the chest. he has been identified. he died from the gunshot back here at the scene. >> you have to be crazy to go towards the cop with something. >> reporte